Tag: Rivers

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 18, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari to sign budget on Tuesday to prevent FG shutdown, PDP clears all 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers poll and other stories

These are the stories should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the N9.1 trillion 2018 budget ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2017

I brought back hope and sanity to Rivers – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the people of Rivers State were living in fear when he took over ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

Wike will soon be showed the ‘red card’ – Amaechi

The former governor of Rivers, Rotimi Amaechi, obviously had time for Twitter users on Christmas as he responded to virtually ...

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AzeezDecember 15, 2017

Wike is one of my sons, I can’t fight him – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike thinks about him even “in the toilet.” Amaechi said ...

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

I was almost shot | Wike, Amaechi trade blames over alleged clash by their security personnel

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike was reportedly attacked at Nwanja Junction on Trans-Amadi road in the state on Saturday. The governors ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 10th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: [The Injustice Blog] Between Wike and the stranded Rivers ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB members killed sergeant in Rivers – Police

The Rivers State Police Command has alleged that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) killed one Sergeant Steven ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Kidnappings, robberies in Rivers perpetrated by SARS – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police is behind kidnappings and ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

IPOB members, Hausa community clash in Rivers

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo local government ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Gunmen kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers

Some gunmen on Monday kidnapped 11 passengers in a bus along the Ndele-Elele area of East-West Road in the Emohua ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

INEC presents Certificate of return to Senator Uchendu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday issued a certificate of return to the candidate of the All Progressives Candidate ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

We have taken note of Wike’s subtle threat of violence – APC

The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has taken note of Nyesom Wike’s “subtle threat ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Gunmen abduct passengers heading for Lagos in Rivers

Gunmen, Monday morning kidnapped 15 occupants of a Lagos-bound bus belonging to God is Good Motors, Punch reports.  The hoodlums ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

Police reportedly arrest over 200 suspected kidnappers, others in Rivers

The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State, Zaki Ahmed reportedly disclosed that over 200 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists have been ...

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AzeezJuly 1, 2017

Uchendu’s victory at the tribunal was an error – Rivers PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state has said its lawyers will appeal the sack of Senator George Sekibo ...

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AzeezJune 20, 2017

Wike can’t speak good English, he is a thug – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has threatened to expose Rivers governor Nyesom Wike’s wife “if he (Wike) does not shut ...

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AzeezJune 20, 2017

Amaechi angry at my ‘Mr Project’ nickname – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi is angry because of his nickname ‘Mr Project’. Wike ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

YNaija Analysis: What’s the sense in states celebrating 50 years?

The past few weeks have been a flurry of activities in Lagos and Rivers States as they celebrate the 50th ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

‘Ortom de barrow’ | David Mark, Ortom continue war of words

Former Senate President, David Mark has blasted Benue governor, Samuel Ortom describing him as ‘Ortom de barrow’. The duo had been ...

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AzeezMay 19, 2017

I don’t regret the emergence of Wike as Rivers governor – Jonathan

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said he does not regret the emergence of Nyesom Wike as Governor of Rivers State. He ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

IG has ordered Rivers Police Commissioner to kill me – Wike

by Dolapo Adelana Governor of Rivers, Chief Nyesom Wike has said the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has mandated ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

INEC queries 202 staff for alleged involvement in electoral malpractice

by Dolapo Adelana The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it issued 202 queries to its staff members accused ...

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AzeezMarch 2, 2017

FG refusing to embark on developmental projects in Rivers – Wike

by Azeez Adeniyi Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said the Federal Government has refused to embark on developmental projects ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

6 Rivers lawmakers take taxis to work | Magnus Abe cries out to Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana The senator representing Rivers South-east senatorial district, has accused Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike of divisiveness, The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 23, 2017

APC leaders destroying Rivers – PDP

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 12, 2017

Air Force destroys illegal oil storage facility in Rivers (WATCH)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday destroyed an illegal oil storage facility belonging to militants in Rivers. The facility ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 10, 2017

There is no more APC in Rivers – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been completely dislodged in the state. ...

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AzeezJanuary 8, 2017

Many would have died before I am killed – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has reiterated that the 6 dismissed policemen who were attached to him did not commit ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 29, 2016

APC wants to bomb my plane – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, accused the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of plotting ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

Why I stopped DSS raid on judge’s apartment – Wike

Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike has opened up on his role in stopping the arrest of a judge in the ...

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